For this project, we used:
Countdown to Christmas Snowman printable
Paper Plate (you could also just print them on card stock)
various craft materials for decorating
scissors and glue
First, the kids colored their scarves and we cut out all the pieces for our snowmen. My older boys were able to do this on their own when they made theirs, but I assisted the Daycare kids with their cutting.
The printable includes a top hat, but I traced it onto black construction paper and let the kids decorate their hats with buttons, feathers, and foam pieces.
Then, we began assembling our snowmen by gluing the face onto the paper plate and attaching the nose with a brad. This part requires an adult as I used a knife to poke a hole through the plate first before inserting the brad.
Now, each of the kids has their own personal countdown and we get to reinforce counting skills all month long!
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